Tarrant County, Texas, is a great place to find some of the best farmers markets in the country. From Arlington Foodies Farmers Market to the Good Local Markets Lakewood Village Farmers Market, there are plenty of options for those looking to buy fresh produce, homemade pastries, and local foods. Whether you're visiting Carrollton, Flower Mound, Irving, or Richardson, or just exploring the historic town of McKinney, there's something for everyone at these European-style markets. The Arlington Foodies Farmers Market is a great place to start.
Open from 8am to 12 noon on Fridays, this market offers everything from eggs and pesticide-free products to candles, cheesecakes and tamales. There are more than 35 vendors at each market selling a variety of items. Little ones can get free stickers from farmers or ranchers, free popsicles from meat vendor K Bar K, and free flavored honey straws from honey vendors. The Cowtown Farmers Market is another great option.
Located in the heart of Frisco, this pet-friendly market is open every Sunday from February to August from 8am to 4pm. Here you'll find fresh produce, jams and pickled vegetables in jars at Bonton Farms. This non-profit organization operates an urban farm with resident goats, a cafe (open for breakfast and lunch) and a coffee shop with the purpose of building a community in the eponymous neighborhood of South Dallas. The Keller Farmers Market is another great option for those looking to buy local produce.
Open every Saturday from 8am to 4pm all year round, this market offers everything from eggs and meat to artisanal and specialty foods from homegrown businesses. Dog owners will love this pet-friendly market and you'll even find vendors selling special treats for your furry friends. The Lake Worth Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 9am to 5pm all year round. Here you'll find a variety of established vendors and new businesses selling high-quality products.
There's also a tram tour available so you can learn more about the city while you shop. The Mansfield Farm and Rural Market is open every Tuesday from 12 noon to 3pm from April 4th to October 4th. This market offers fresh produce as well as handmade items from Texas manufacturers. There's also a farm-to-table dinner available with delicious ingredients straight from the market.
The Saginaw Farmers Market is open every Sunday from 10am to 4pm all year round. Here you'll find pasture-raised meats, eggs and honey as well as freshly baked breads and other ready-to-eat products. There's also a variety of vendors in and around the historic town of McKinney selling local produce, eggs and meat. Finally, the White Settlement Farmers Market is the oldest and most exclusive farmer's market in Tarrant County.
Open every Saturday from 8am to noon (April to December) and 9am to noon (January to March), this market brings together a well-researched list of vendors located 150 miles or less from the market location adjacent to Fort Worth.